Larry Helling Named as 2018 Howard Hall Excellence in Business Award Recipient

Dec 12, 2018

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance announces Larry Helling, Founder and President & CEO, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust as the recipient of the 2018 Howard Hall Excellence in Business Award.

Helling will receive the award and provide acceptance remarks during the Economic Alliance’s Annual Meeting on Thursday, January 24 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the U.S. Cellular Convention Center in downtown Cedar Rapids. Click here to register for the Economic Alliance Annual Meeting.

“With over 30 years of experience as a banking professional, Larry has not only positively impacted the banking community, but our Cedar Rapids community as a whole in a powerful way,” said Doug Neumann, Executive Director, Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance. “Larry has created a culture of volunteerism and community support at Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, which he strongly leads by example giving hours of his own time back into our community.”

The Howard Hall Excellence in Business Award is given to a premier business leader who exemplifies the outstanding, enduring business values of Howard Hall and his passion for a vibrant Cedar Rapids. Howard Hall (1894-1971) was an industrialist and philanthropist who used his influence to create a better local economy and community. Hall was dedicated to the development of the region and frequently worked behind the scenes to attract new businesses and jobs. Our community benefits from the many contributions of the Hall Family today.

Thank you to the Economic Alliance Annual Meeting’s Presenting Sponsor, U.S. Bank and Supporting Sponsors TrueNorth Companies and King’s Material Inc.

Category: Annual Meeting

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